When the United States was locked in an escalating cold war with the former Soviet Union staring in the early 1950’s, both sides tested their atomic and nuclear arsenals with open air tests and blasts.
And aside from the horrendous environmental damage, other more exotic tales have been reported over the years.
One such true creepy story comes from the Mojave Desert to the north of Kingman, Arizona. Did some kind of alien ship (or “flying saucer” in the parlance of the time) sustain damage from the 1953 open air test at Yucca Flats in Nevada and come down along with its alien pilots?
Were others involved who might of stolen wreckage from the crashed ship and hid it from the Army’s UFO crash retrieval teams?
But surely the strangest part of the whole Mojave Desert mystery, are the stories circulating that one of the alien crew members survived – was captured by US forces – and ultimately became an asset to the teams at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base who were tasked with reverse engineering the captured UFO!
A another strange, and somewhat scary story from the master of Mojave Mysteries, Author M.L. Behrman.
Did a UFO crash in the Badwater area of Death Valley in the summer of 1949? Two prospectors swore that not only did a “flying saucer” crash near their mine, they also encountered the Alien pilots!
Now I suppose you would automatically think of the Roswell “incident”, but in this case, there is also actual documentation in the form of a sworn statement before the justice of the peace that the two men dictated and signed about the whole thing! What would drive otherwise sane and upstanding prospectors to rush into the nearest town and report to the authorities that they had witnessed a UFO crash, something that would surely get one branded as “nuts”. Back in those days, there wasn’t much money to be made with such claims.
So what drove them?
And what ACTUALLY did they say transpired? See for yourself in this favorite Mojave Mysteries episode-
Watch the story on YouTube as Author M.L. Behrman explores the strange tale of a desert UFO crash that happened over two years after the famously reported Roswell incident of 1947. It remains of the most under-reported of numerous Death Valley mysteries and one that is exclusive to my channel.
The late 1940’s seemed to be a perilous time for UFO pilots!